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IAFC Seeking Recruitment & Retention Instructor

PGCVFRA PIO, July 28

The International Association of Fire Chiefs is seeking qualified applications for a contract position as a Recruitment and Retention Instructor...

Contract Position: Recruitment and Retention Instructor (RRI)

About the IAFC: The mission of the IAFC is to lead, educate, and serve current and future fire and emergency services
officers. In order to support this mission, IAFC manages a number of programs ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 2018 PGCVFRA & LA Convention Coming Soon

PGCVFRA PIO, July 14

Plans are well underway for the 96th Annual Prince Georges County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association and Ladies Auxiliary Convention. The Convention will be hosted by the PGCVFRA at various locations throughout the county.The Convention Committee has built a schedule to gain more participation by changing the format following suggestions from our members. All Companies are encouraged to submit nominations ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Your Community Needs You

PGCVFRA PIO, May 05

You can help protect your community by being a Volunteer Firefighter in Prince Georges County. Volunteer Departments throughout the county are actively looking for men and women willing to dedicate their time to train and respond to emergency calls. We offer free training at the Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute, all Personal Protective Gear is provides.plus other benefits. Start by visiting the websites ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Laurel Volunteer Fire Department donates used ambulance to Texas first-responders.

Member Vic Whipple, February 17

Recall back in November 2017, the Laurel Volunteer Fire Department donated our used ambulance (A108) to fellow first-responders from the East Montgomery County Fire Department and City of Splendora Police Department just outside of Houston, Texas. They were hit hard by Hurricane Harvey and in need of equipment to help them carry on with providing emergency services to the surrounding area.

They have ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2018 VOLUNTEER RECRUIT SCHOOL (VRS) SCHEDULE

PGCVFRA PIO, January 25

2018 VOLUNTEER RECRUIT SCHOOL (VRS) SCHEDULE

JANUARY 15, 16, (17 CPR) & 19
FEBRUARY 19, 20, (21 CPR) & 23
MARCH 19, 20 (21 CPR) & 23
APRIL 23, 24, (25 CPR) & 27
MAY 21, 22, (23 CPR) & 25
JUNE 18, 19, (20 CPR) & 22
JULY 16, 17 (18 CPR) & 20
AUGUST 20, 21, (22 CPR) & 24
SEPTEMBER 17, 18, (19 CPR) & 21
OCTOBER 15, 16, (17 CPR), & 19
NOVEMBER 12, 13, (14 CPR) & 16
DECEMBER 10, 11, (12 CPR), 14

All CPR ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ritchie Volunteers Order New Engine

PGCVFRA PIO, January 07

The Officers and Members of the Ritchie Volunteer Fire Department have announced the order of a new Volunteer owned E One Cyclone Engine for their fleet. We appreciate the hard work and dedication of the 100% Volunteer Department for serving the citizens of Prince Georges County.
More details are available on the Ritchie VFD website at https://ritchie37.com/new-wagon-purchase-announcement/... (Full Story & Photos)

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Bowie Awaiting New Wagon

PGCVFRA PIO, January 06

Congratulations and Thank You to the Officers and Members of the Bowie Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Inc for working to bring a new Volunteer owned Engine to Prince Georges County. They have worked to design an efficient piece on apparatus to serve the citizens of Bowie and the surrounding area. The new Engine is a 2018 Pierce Enforcer that should be completed later this year.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Toys for Tots Bicyles
Toys for Tots Bicyles

Volunteers Spread Holiday Cheer

PGCVFRA PIO, December 30

Volunteers put in untold hours throughout the year serving the citizens of Prince Georges County. Our Volunteers do much more in the community than respond to Fire and EMS calls. The holidays bring our member departments the chance to reach out and share some holiday spirit. This year our Annual Bicycle Challenge brought in close to 140 bikes, donated by our Volunteers, for local Toys for Tots. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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New Engine For Clinton Volunteer Fire Department

PGCVFRA PIO, November 25

The Clinton Volunteer Fire Department Co.25 recently placed an order for a new Engine. The new Pierce Enforcer will be Detroit Diesel powered, equipped with a 2000 GPM pump, and carry 500 gallons of water. Thanks to the Officers and Members of Company 25 for bringing another new Volunteer owned Engine to serve the citizens of Prince Georges County.... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGCVFRA PIO, November 25

The December meeting of the Prince Georges County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association will be hosted by the West Lanham Hills Volunteer Fire Department at Station 48 on Wednesday December 13th at 7:30pm. The station is located at 8501 Good Luck Road in Lanham. As always, all Volunteer Fire and EMS members are welcome and encouraged to attend.
The Annual PGCVFRA Toys for Tots Bicycle Challenge ... (Full Story & Photos)

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New Rescue Engine for Glenn Dale VFA

PGCVFRA PIO, October 07

Congratulations to the Officers and Members of the Glenn Dale Volunteer Fire Association on the Delivery of their new Pierce Rescue Engine.We hope it serves them and the citizens of Prince Georges County well. Volunteer owned apparatus saves the taxpayers of our county millions of dollars each year.... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGCVFRA PIO, August 12

Congratulations to the Bowie Volunteer Fire Department on placing a new Volunteer owned Ambulance in service this evening. The new Ford F 550 4 wheel drive unit features a Horton patient care module that was designed to best meet the needs of our community. The unit is designated as Ambulance 839, and will respond from Station 39. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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High School Students Welcome to Volunteer

PGCVFRA PIO, July 15

We have recently received several questions regarding opportunities in the fire service for young men and women under the age of 18 that do not live in school districts with PGFD Cadet Programs.....

Most of our member Volunteer Fire Departments accept young men and women at 16 years of age as Junior Members. Junior Members can work to complete their training as Firefighters and Emergency Medical ... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGCVFRA PIO, July 15

Thanks to all that came out this morning for the first Pathway to the Future Community Day to introduce High School students to Volunteer opportunities in their neighborhood. The PGCVFRA was represented by Capitol Heights VFD, Ritchie VFD, Ladies Auxiliary Canteen, Fire Commissioners, PGCVFRA Officers, and our Volunteer Recruiter. The goal is to grow these community outreach programs throughout ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Meet & Greet Breakfast w/ County Council

PGCVFRA PIO, July 11

The Officers and Members of the PGCVFRA were honored to hold a Breakfast Meet and Greet with the Prince Georges County Council and their staff this morning.

The event was a great opportunity for Volunteer leadership from around the county to discuss the future growth and progress of the Volunteer Fire and EMS service. The Council Members and Staff were encouraged to hear updates on Volunteer Recruitment ... (Full Story & Photos)

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